EXPANDING HORIZONS, NOVEMBER 2011
participate on hiring committees in your own unit
network at conferences and by email so that your research
becomes familiar to more
become accustomed to connecting your particular research
to the larger questions or problems in your field
practice talking about your research to academic and non
extra curricular involvement - teaching and careers training
PREPARING FOR THE
RESEARCH: faculty profiles, select scholarship,
undergraduate and graduate programs, the university and
town/city - find out who you will meet outside department
Prepare material: course syllabus, `job talk', sample lecture.
Ask questions if requirements not transparent.
Practice `job talk' - Ask your program for a mock interview